Conversion and storage of modes with orbital angular momentum in quantum memory scheme

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Abstract

The paper studies the Raman quantum memory protocol as applied to quantum light with orbital angular momentum. The memory protocol is implemented on an ensemble of three-level cold atoms with the Λ- configuration of energy levels. The possibility of storing quantum statistics of light with an orbital momentum is analysed in the case when the driving field could be treated as a plane wave. The efficiency analysis shows that examined storage/retrieval processes do not cause the efficiency decreasing compared with the spatial multimode memory protocol considered in [Golubeva et al. 2012]]. We also present an effective transformation of the orbital angular momentum of a quantum field on a memory cell using the driving field with orbital angular momentum.
Original languageEnglish
Article number033830
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume101
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020

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